John Hansen interviews Jerry Brainum about the first meeting between legendary gym owner Vince Gironda and Arnold Schwarzenegger when Arnold first arrived in the United States in 1968. For the full interview, visit BodybuildingLegendsShow.com or subscribe to the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast on iTunes.
This week, on Live Long with Leo, I am joined by Jerry Brainum. Jerry is the most established writer in bodybuilding and fitness, being former Editer-in-Chief of the Weider publications. He operates his own YouTube channel and a monthly newsletter at www.appliedmetabolics.com. During the conversation, we discuss bodybuilding history, supplements, nutrition, and various aspects of living longer. FOR GENETIC ANALYSIS & COACHING: Website ▶ https://www.leoandlongevity.com TO FOLLOW ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram ▶ https://www.instagram.com/leoandlongevity Twitter …. Read More
In this clip from the longer interview of legendary bodybuilding writer Jerry Brainum, Jerry discusses his view of how bodybuilding is somewhat inherently opposed to longevity. Specifically, Jerry discusses an article that he was prevented from publishing nearly two decades ago, referencing the mTOR and AMPK pathways that we frequently discuss on our channel. Before the full podcast interview is released every Tuesday, I will post some clips that may interest listeners who don’t have …. Read More
In this clip from the longer interview of legendary bodybuilding writer Jerry Brainum, Jerry reveals his impression of how the brothers Mike and Ray Mentzer died. Before the full podcast interview is released every Tuesday, I will post some clips that may interest listeners who don’t have the time to listen to the whole podcast. You can read Jerry Brainum’s monthly newsletter at www.appliedmetabolics.com. FOR GENETIC ANALYSIS & COACHING: Website ▶ https://www.leoandlongevity.com TO FOLLOW ME …. Read More
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Doug and Ric discuss the hype on Synthol and it’s affects on the body short term and long term. Too many are using it and trying to pass it off as muscle gains. We really know it’s not and what’s the answer. Watch this. Some disgusting photos so beware…please add me on twitter @ricdrasin for up to the minute news on training.
It’s a controversial topic but some bodybuilders believe that drinking breast milk is a good way to help boost gains and improve your health. The jury is out as to whether or not this really makes a difference but one thing is for sure – some people might want the benefit but don’t want to actually drink breast milk. Maybe they don’t like the taste. Maybe it grosses them out. Whatever the reason, there is …. Read More
Jon Jones has once again tested positive for a UFC illegal drug. And while Jon Jones still denies it despite two separate tests proving him guilty – it looks pretty obvious that this will remain another blotch on the mega fighter’s career. But exactly what is turinabol and why would Jon Jones risk his career by taking it before his big fight? Jerry Brainum breaks down the facts behind this oral steroid, what it does, …. Read More
Everyone knows that steroids are illegal in the United States – yet many athletes (including bodybuilders) still use steroids. It’s something that most leagues or federations are trying to crack down on… but the bigger question is – where do people actually get these steroids if they are illegal? And how do we know exactly what is in them if not from a medically trusted source? Jerry Brainum breaks down both of these questions and …. Read More
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It’s no secret that fish is a key food group that are very beneficial to bodybuilders. In a recent video from Phil Heath – he claims that Tilapia is his fish of choice as he gets closer to a competition. This is because Tilapia has very little fat and very high protein. A perfect combination for bodybuilders. But upon taking a closer look, Tilapia might not be the best option for bodybuilders looking to perfect …. Read More
The Mr. Olympia 2017 is over and now we need to wait an entire year before the next rousing mega event. But in the aftermath of this year’s Olympia weekend there has been an incredible response to Phil Heath’s narrow victory of Big Ramy. Many believing for the first time that Phil was the obvious loser. Jerry Brainum watched the entire live stream broadcast over the weekend and decided to give us his comprehensive breakdown …. Read More
There’s a phrase you often hear when it comes to bodybuilding and supplements – “Make sure you know what you are putting in your body.” And truly this should extend beyond bodybuilding and supplements. In an era of vitamins, over the counter drugs, and processed foods… it’s very easy for all of us to put dangerous chemicals in our body unknowingly. That’s why Jerry Brainum has some really important straight facts for you this week …. Read More
Classic Bodybuilding Mr Universe John Terilli Interview with Jerry Brainum from AppliedMetabolics.com Former science editor of “Muscle and Fitness”, editor-at-large for Flex and writer of over 7500 articles in 30 international publications. Great stories about Frank Zane, Arnold Schwarzenegger and #bodybuilding in the 70s. We discuss the shift in modern bodybuilding and the change in #physiques and how we can bring #classicbodybuilding back. If you like it share it.
When you think about stretch marks – the first thing that comes to mind are women during pregnancy. That’s because the sudden and rapid growth of a child in a woman’s womb puts a lot of sudden stress on the skin. Something similar also happens with bodybuilders who start making sudden and massive gains. That bulking muscle stretches out the skin – and for some can lead to the same kind of stretch marks. If …. Read More
While there are many people who don’t do it. It’s important to get blood tests somewhat regularly in order to have a better understanding of your health in the long term. This is especially true for athletes who push their body to the limit. But what many people don’t know is that your test results can be different for bodybuilders… and lead to misleading assumptions potentially by doctors. Much like any medical test results – …. Read More
Endurobol is an drugs that claims to offer a lot of benefits that could help a bodybuilder… but do the negatives out weigh the positives? That’s what Jerry Brainum is here to answer. Welcome to Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum, an in depth exploration of the more complicated elements behind bodybuilding training, nutrition, and supplements. Hosted by legendary and longtime industry expert, Jerry Brainum, Straight Facts answers user questions so no one is left in …. Read More
For most people, Arachidonic Acid is not necessary in your daily diet. Actually, it has some chance of further inflaming any sort of inflammable diseases you might already have. But there is some evidence to support that Arachidonic Acid supplements might actually help increase your gains. According to Jerry Brainum and a few studies that he has pulled up – this supplement can help kickstart muscle growth after a workout with very few health risks …. Read More
There are three basic reasons why people want to train in the gym. They want to be stronger, lose weight, or pack on muscle mass. For most of the general public – losing weight seems to be the biggest obsession and also biggest challenge. But there are some people who have trouble doing the opposite. Ectomorphs (aka – skinny people by nature) often have a hard time actually packing on mass. This is a problem …. Read More
Our Post Olympia 2016 coverage continues! In our latest episode Jerry takes a break from the question/answer formula to talk about the 2016 Mr. Olympia competition in detail. Most specifically… the real reason why Kevin Levrone’s legs were so small and lacking. Watch it in the latest episode of Straight Facts above. Jerry also breaks down the entire top ten line up from Phil Heath, Dexter Jackson, and Shawn Rhoden… all the way down to …. Read More
Why are bodybuilders suddenly talking about using this illegal Russian drug known as Phenibut? You might find this drug name pop up in bodybuilding forums. So what’s the deal? Does this have any benefits towards lifting? Or is it something else entirely? Jerry Brainum gives you the Straight Facts in the video above! Bodybuilding, weight training, fitness – all on the Generation Iron Fitness Network. Try our GYMOJI bodybuilding emojis on the app store: https://appsto.re/us/oyBLdb.i …. Read More
Much like anything else we consume in this world – what is inside protein bars and meal replacement bars matter. No two bars are created equal and in a world where people are looking for the fastest way to get rich… some products might be short changing you to get inside your wallet. While a nutrition bar is by no means the secret trick to getting massive – they are a very convenient and helpful …. Read More
Any serious lifter is aware of “the burn” – that moment when your muscles are on fire and you can barely put up another set. Some people incorrectly attribute this as part of the pump. The reality is that the burn is actually from lactic acid in your muscles. It causes soreness and it’s what causes you to eventually have to “give up” when you’ve maxed out. So is there a way to stave off …. Read More
When it comes to training for the perfect physique – the details matter. It’s not just about getting strong or overall massive, it’s about hitting every single muscle head and sculpting a statue-like physique. This can be harder than it looks when you get to the nitty gritty. Those final spots that will tie it all together. The kinds of things that make or break a champion. Many people believe that you can use specific …. Read More
While not condoned by the IFBB – it’s common knowledge that many bodybuilders (pro or otherwise) utilize steroids in order to reach the freaky size that spectators find so exciting. But after all the hard work while using steroids, what happens to your body after you stop taking the drug? Do all of your gains instantly disappear? The short answer is in a sense… yes. In this week’s episode of Straight Facts Jerry Brainum answers …. Read More
Can high levels of nitric oxide damage your body, specifically the testes? Jerry Brainum gives you the Straight Facts. These days there’s tons of information out on the internet and magazines – making it nearly impossible to be uninformed when it comes to bodybuilding, dieting, and fitness. But what about those very specific questions? The ones that don’t have an instant “google-able” result and might even require hours of research you just don’t have the …. Read More
One of the most frustrating things in the world is when you actually put in the effort and hard work to build muscle but you see no results. Suddenly everything feels futile – what could you possibly be doing wrong? Well it turns out there are very many things that you might be doing wrong and Jerry Brainum has a helpful checklist to help you start making gains. Now you can stop wasting your time …. Read More
Can weight gainers do more harm than good for a bodybuilder trying to put on mass? Jerry Brainum gives you the Straight Facts as to whether or not you should be taking these supplements. Only on Generation Iron! Be sure to subscribe to receive updates from the GI Fitness Network: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GenerationIron Check out our official website: Generation Iron Fitness Network Check out our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenerationIron And follow us on Twitter: Tweets by GI_Fitness
Bodybuilding and heavy weights normally go hand in hand. The kind of hardcore massive weight that is conjured when thinking about stereotypes of bodybuilders. But for as long as bodybuilding has existed – people have debated whether or not you really need to lift heavy weight. One big reason for this debate is that lifting heavy weight constantly can lead to injuries – especially as you get older. But will you lose muscle mass for …. Read More
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Jerry Brainum returns to the LLA Show to discuss the following: – Jerry shares how his newsletter was inspired by a magazine he wrote for and was published by an editor of Penthouse – Jerry describes training lower body with Arnold Schwarzenegger and why it was always an issue for Jerry – Why should trainees take a look at citrulline, in terms of their training, as well as their pre-sexual performance – Jerry describes the …. Read More
We live in a day where there are hundreds of options for supplements in the bodybuilding market. It has gotten to the point where there are so many options it’s near impossible to know which is the best to use and if there’s anything else missed out on. That’s why this week Jerry Brainum is breaking down the prime food supplements that old school bodybuilders used before things got so complicated. We’re talking about 60s …. Read More
Should Bodybuilding Beginners start with heavy or light weight? Jerry Brainum answers. Bodybuilding isn’t for everybody, but for that powerful minority it is a way of life. Yet everyone has to start somewhere and when you’re goal is to get the most massive and shredded muscles possible it might be hard to know how far to push yourself as a beginner. It’s pretty common to suggest that beginners start off with lighter weight before getting …. Read More
Forget steroids. This dangerous bodybuilding drug can actually kill. Could it be the most dangerous drug in the bodybuilding industry? Jerry Brainum gives the full and straight facts regarding this weight loss drug, often called DNP. Get the full info in our episode above. Bodybuilding, Weight Training, Fitness – All on the Generation Iron Fitness Network Try our GYMOJI bodybuilding emojis on the app store: https://appsto.re/us/oyBLdb.i Be sure to subscribe to receive updates from the …. Read More
When people start talking about vitamins it can be a real bore. There’s nothing inherently exciting about the vitamins you are supposed to take – yet they are important in very subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) ways. Case in point: vitamin K. At first glance vitamin K doesn’t have anything to do with bodybuilding specifically. It’s used to help clot blood. But there are many forms of vitamin K. Specifically, vitamin K2 can have …. Read More
Jerry Brainum is an expert in exercise and nutrition and has published over 3,000 articles. He is a columnist for Iron Man magazine and has written monthly columns for Bodybuilding Pharmacology, Exercise Science and Nutrition Science. Jerry has been the science editor for Muscle & Fitness Magazine and editor-at-large for Flex Magazine. He lives in California.
Great hour long interview with Jerry Brainum. Jerry has been involved with the body-building and fitness industry since the 1960’s. We discuss training in the 60′ and 70’s with legends such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Frank Zane, Vince Gironda and the original Gold’s gym. We take a brief look at diet approaches of the day and the some of the infamous supplements that were available such as dissected liver tablets. We rap up with the current …. Read More
Magnesium is a very important mineral for everyone and the sad truth is that many of us don’t absorb enough daily. But this is especially true of athletes and anyone undergoing high intensity exercise… of course this includes bodybuilders. And while magnesium is a mineral that we should all keep track up for our overall health, it is extra important for bodybuilders to actually understand how magnesium can not only effect their health but their …. Read More
In the constant search for new ways to pack on more muscle and mass – bodybuilders and lifters will look towards anything that can give them an edge. That’s where supplement companies come in and try to take advantage of how passionately athletes are looking for a new way to get huge. Boron has been advertised as a mineral that can help boost your testosterone – but after checking the actual studies and facts… Jerry …. Read More
For as long as bodybuilding has existed, squats have been seen as a key exercise and essential for serious leg development. But as science and technology has progressed – many have been worried or intimidated by the squat. This is mostly due to fear of knee or back injuries. These are things to truly be careful about – but much of the information regarding squats and knee injury is over exaggerated or even completely misinformed. …. Read More